Month: January 2018

Samsung Develops Chips for Crypto Mining

Samsung Develops Chips For Crypto Mining

Samsung Develops Chips for Crypto Mining   As per South Korean news outlet ‘The Bell’, electronics giant Samsung has started manufacturing ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuits) chips designed for crypto mining in partnership with an unidentified Chinese mining company. This is a new hardware specifically designed with hashing algorithm like SHA256, Scrypt, etc for cryptocurrency …

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Arsenal Football Club Partners with CashBet ICO

Arsenal Football Club Partners with CashBet ICO

Arsenal Football Club Partners with CashBet ICO   English Premier League Football Club ‘Arsenal’ has partnered with ‘CashBet’ an iGaming platform provider for its upcoming ICO. CashBet is a Californian online gaming business formed in 2012 specifically for i-Gaming. It aims to raise $40-$70 million by getting investors to buy CasBet coins which can then …

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coincheck hacked

Coincheck Hacked | Crypto Worth Hundreds of Millions Drained Out

Tokyo based Coincheck hacked! One of the biggest crypto exchanges of Japan, Coincehck was hacked for a record haul. Exchange confirmed that around 523 million NEM coins were lost after the coins were sent illicitly outside the venue. As per reports, this appears to be biggest hack in the history of the technology causing a …

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Robinhood starts Crypto Trading

Robinhood starts Crypto Trading

Robinhood Starts Crypto Trading   ‘Robinhood’ the no cost stock trading mobile app provider is the latest high-profile entrant into crypto trading. The company has announced that starting February’2018, it will provide the service to users in California, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana and New Hampshire. Robinhood would initially provide its customers Bitcoin and Ethereum trading immediately. …

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Bitflyer Enters Europe

Bitflyer Enters Europe with a Bang!

Bitflyer Enters Europe   Continuing its foray into global markets ‘Bitflyer’, the Tokyo based crypto exchange giant has entered European Union. In an announcement, Bitflyer confirmed about the grant of PI (Payment Institution) License from Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Finacier (CSSF), the financial regulator of Luxembourg and from the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology …

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Stripe Stops Bitcoin Payment Support

Stripe Stops Bitcoin Payment Support

Stripe Stops Bitcoin Payment Support   Stripe, the firm which helps more than 100,000 businesses do financial transactions online, has announced that it is officially winding down its Bitcoin integration. Valued at $9 billion, Stripe is a major payments service provider in 25 countries, and the company claims to process billions of dollars in transactions each …

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Opera Introduces Anti-Crypto mining browser

Opera Introduces Anti-Crypto mining browser

Opera Introduces Anti-Crypto mining browser   Opera has released new versions of mobile browser (Opera 50 web browser) that blocks in-browser cryptocurrency mining. This feature was earlier introduced in desktop version of Opera for Windows, macOS & Linux in December 2017. This new feature would prevent smartphones being used secretly by attackers for cryptocurrency mining. …

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BitPay Integrates ShapeShift

BitPay Integrates ShapeShift

Difficulties with Cryptocurrency Trading   Trading cryptocurrencies hasn’t been so easy in the past, as exchanging or shifting or swapping cryptocurrencies between each other has been a magnanimous task. However, this story is about to take a u-turn pretty soon.   BitPay Integrates ShapeShift   Atlanta based payment processor ‘BitPay’ and digital asset exchanger ‘Shapeshift’ …

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